The action movie has it all: explosions, drama, hand-to-hand combat, and romance. Action movies are always there to guarantee audiences a good time, despite action movies being rarely recognized by the Academy outside of awards for visual effects or sound design.
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent
In the role of himself, Nicolas Cage is offered a million dollars to attend the birthday party of a playboy billionaire named Javi Gutierrez.
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Although Javi is a huge admirer of his work, he is considering retiring. But the U.S. government informs Cage that Javi is one of the world’s most ruthless criminals, and they need his assistance to bring him to justice.
The Adam Project
The Adam Project on Netflix, a science fiction/action movie about a pilot who goes back in time to meet his younger self and prevent time travel from ever being invented, was directed by Free Guy’s Shawn Levy and stars Ryan Reynolds once more.
This Netflix vampire hunter movie starring Jamie Foxx blends Blade with humor and Snoop Dogg cameos. As Foxx’s apprentice and fellow bounty hunter, Dave Franco co-stars.
In the action thriller Blacklight, Liam Neeson portrays an FBI “fixer” who works outside of the rules to fix problems that the U.S. government doesn’t want the public to know about. But when he learns that the FBI is killing left-leaning politicians and whistleblowers covertly, he returns his attention to overthrowing his own agency.
The Man From Toronto
In order to obtain information through brutal interrogations, criminal organizations hire Woody Harrelson’s character, “The Man from Toronto,” an international assassin.
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The terrified comedian is forced to assist Harrelson in completing his most perilous mission when everyone believes that a Virginia fitness instructor (Kevin Hart) is the Man from Toronto due to a case of mistaken identity.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Finally joining the journey are Sonic the Hedgehog’s friends Tails and Knuckles, though it took a second film to get there. Since Dr. Robotnik, an evil character, is plotting to defeat Sonic by locating the terrifyingly potent Chaos Emerald, Sonic is no longer the only non-human being on Earth.
In Secret Headquarters, a brand-new action-comedy movie for Paramount+, a teenage boy and his friends learn that his father has a covert superhero lair beneath their home. In an Iron Man-like role, Owen Wilson plays a hero on the run from thieves who want to steal his technology while also defending four teenagers who know his secret from harm.
Beast (in Theaters)
Idris Elba plays Dr. Nate Samuels in Beast, a widower visiting a South African game reserve with his family. The doctor and his family must devise a plan of survival and tame the lion when it begins mowing down anyone in its path.
Bullet Train (in Theaters)
Bullet Train, directed by David Leitch of Deadpool 2, is a fast-moving train loaded with dangerous assassins who are searching for the items in a certain briefcase. Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Hiroyuki Sanada, Zazie Beetz, and Bad Bunny play the assassins on the titular train, while Brad Pitt plays “Ladybug,” an American mercenary.
Prey, a remake of the Predator franchise and a sort of prequel to the first Predator from the late 1980s, also recasts the character and his motivations. A hazardous extraterrestrial on the rampage is the ideal test for Amber Midthunder’s Comanche warrior, who wants to show her community that she can hunt with the best of them.